Awards and Nominations
Know someone that you think
goes beyond what is expected of them? Most nominees must be members of the ALCA. Deadlines are coming up soon. If you
aren’t sure what the criteria is but feel someone you know is deserving please contact me and I’ll find the information
you need. Some of the awards are:
Research award—to recognize outstanding research in areas of interest to the counseling
profession, particularly to members of ALCA.
Individual publication award—to recognize scholarly & timely publications
of interest to the counseling profession and to stimulate future publications.
Chapter/Division publication award—this award recognizes the ALCA chapter or
division with (an) outstanding publication(s) for its members.
Chapter/Division service award—recognizes the ALCA chapter or division that provided
a particularly valuable or unique professional service to its members or the community.
Chapter/Division program award—recognizes the ALCA chapter
or division that provided unique or superior program(s) for its members.
Distinguished legislative service
and recognize the ALCA member or active legislator for outstanding work at the national or state level in promoting legislation
which makes a significant contribution to the counseling profession.
Distinguished professional service
outstanding service at the local, state, or national level that reflects a significant contribution to the professional concerns
of ALCA, and stimulates future service.
Outstanding practitioner award—recognizes an outstanding
counselor whose time is spend primarily in directing counseling services.
Jean H. Cecil distinguished
counselor educator award— honors an ALCA member and counselor educator who has been an exemplary mentor for counselors, encourage continued
excellence among counselor educations and provide ALCA the opportunity to show appreciation for outstanding counselor training
Wilber A. Tincher award for
a humanitarian and caring person—Is given to honor a person who gives to others without fanfare or expectations of reward other than
personal satisfaction in seeing other persons made happier or the social milieu given more integrity efforts and accomplishments.
Recognition of deceased or retiring members.